The table below looks at the statistics for SS7 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SS7 over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank 172 193 185
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -8
Permanent jobs citing SS7 2 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.061% 0.025% 0.027%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.40% 0.16% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Average salary £56,250 £35,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.71% +32.07%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
SS7
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
496 631 486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 15.01% 15.97% 13.05%
Number of salaries quoted 430 524 427
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SS7
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SS7 across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SS7 Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SS7
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SS7 across the Manchester region.

SS7 Salary Trend in Manchester

SS7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing SS7 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SS7.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) Broadband
2 2 (50.00%) PBX
2 2 (50.00%) PSTN
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) Empirix
2 2 (50.00%) H.323
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) Huawei
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (50.00%) Skype
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) Sonus
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) Lync
3 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Altiris
3 1 (25.00%) MCITP
3 1 (25.00%) Identity Management

SS7
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing SS7 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SS7. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Broadband
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) H.323
1 2 (50.00%) PBX
1 2 (50.00%) PSTN
1 2 (50.00%) Skype
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) MCITP
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Empirix
2 2 (50.00%) Huawei
2 2 (50.00%) Sonus
3 1 (25.00%) Altiris
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
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